Our vision is to ensure that all people with disability live in a community where equality is a way of life

Registered Charity  BuyAbility

Board of Directors

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Cathy Gault – Chair

Director since 2008.

Mrs Gault is employed as a Hospital Chaplain. Previous to this Cathy managed a local Plumbing Business for 15 years. Cathy is advocate for two of Thorndale’s residents and has been involved with Thorndale for the past 15 years.

 

Jan Caspers
Jan Caspers

Director since 2002.
Mrs Caspers is retired, with many years business and life experience, and is an aunt to a Thorndale resident and Disability Enterprise employee.

 

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Peter Smith

Director since 2003.

Mr Smith is a Sales professional with a plastics company, with extensive commercial and human resource experience.

 

Tim Morris

Tim Morris

Director since 2003.
Mr Morris is a management professional with the Office of The NSW Trustee and Guardian with extensive experience in the public and private sector and in Board level representation.

 

 

Rob WearnRob Wearn – Vice Chair

Director since 2010

Director since 2010. Rob is a community minded individual focusing his support to the greater Penrith area. Rob is the Managing Director of a local earthmoving business, Director of a Waste/Recycling and Landfill business, a board member of Nepean Medical Research Foundation & a member of the Local Businessman Group.

 

James Kennedy

James Kennedy

Director since 2013

James has over 25 years professional experience in the management of significant real estate portfolios supporting service delivery. James has worked with Thorndale in the past to assist with submissions to government. James is the National Director for Strategic Consulting at Jones Lang LaSalle.

 

Mark Wilks

Mark Wilks

Director since 2015

Mark has held a number of senior executive roles throughout his career. Mark’s positions included leadership roles in operations, financial management, marketing, brand and channel management and sales. Mark also has significant change management experience. He managed numerous changes in corporate ownership and strategic direction, including the local acquisition and post merger integration of competing companies. Mark has completed a Senior Executive MBA with the Melbourne Business School. Mark worked with Thorndale in 2014 as a consultant in the Recycling business and formed a passion for the disability sector.